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Lagerstroemia 'Comanche'

Comanche Crapemyrtle

Crapemyrtle

Comments

This outstanding semi-dwarf crapemyrtle produces volumes of coral-pink blooms; coppery new foliage turns deep green, then red-orange in fall; a captivating focal point for the garden or border; also good for container planting

Description

This outstanding semi-dwarf crapemyrtle produces volumes of coral-pink blooms; coppery new foliage turns deep green, then red-orange in fall; a captivating focal point for the garden or border; also good for container planting

Landscape Attributes

Comanche Crapemyrtle is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Comanche Crapemyrtle is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Comanche Crapemyrtle will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

6b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

12 feet

12 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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